Aged and Disability Social Worker

  • Full Time

Website Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Services

About this Job

About us

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service which has been caring for the Broome community for more than 45 years. When we first opened our doors in 1978, BRAMS was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia.

We deliver comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, and NDIS support to more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Broome region.

BRAMS takes pride in providing a friendly and supportive workplace with generous salary packaging, access to a range of leave (including study leave), and opportunities for career advancement.


About the role

The Aged and Disability Social Worker will use their expertise to provide individualised support to people with disability and frail aged people.

The Social Worker helps consumers to understand what is included in their NDIS plan and/or Aged Care package, supports consumers to identify goals and needed supports and to choose and connect to suitable support services.

The role requires knowledge and understanding of the aged and disability services sector, and service standards, human rights, the principals of person-centred plans, and the concept of individual choice and control.

You will be required to participate in the development of an individual workplan which will include key result areas associated with their position, and a requirement to demonstrate appropriate behaviours which reflect a commitment to BRAMS values and strategic directions.


About you

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Minimum 1-year work experience.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with AASW.

The following is also desirable:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues, standards and trends in the delivery of mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services to Aboriginal people.
  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including a demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences as well as highly developed verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding patient and practice information.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency, including the use of Microsoft Office applications, clinical record and data management systems and software, as well as proficiency in report writing and demonstrated ability to develop, organise and maintain records and reports in a timely manner.


  • 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Study leave
  • Annual remote allowance
  • Relocation allowance

Next steps

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing organisation that takes pride in making a real difference in the local community. Apply today!

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